noun, plural mas·ti·ca·to·ries.
Origin of masticatory
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Historical Examples of masticatory
We will divide these muscles into two categories: masticatory and cutaneous.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
It is used as a masticatory in combination with the areca nut and betel leaf, and also for tanning purposes.
Used for similar purposes to india-rubber, and in the United States chewed as a masticatory.
It is chiefly used as a masticatory, to strengthen and preserve the teeth, and perfume the breath.
It has also been used as a masticatory in toothache, paralysis of the tongue, &c. On the Continent it is used as a vesicant.